Proud to Work in Cannabis: A Look Back at Season 2

Vangst/May 10, 2023

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Industry Experts, Legalization Discussions, and Entrepreneurship Insights

Season 2 of Proud to Work in Cannabis, hosted by Karson Humiston, CEO & Founder of Vangst, has been filled with episodes that feature industry experts, thought leaders, and entrepreneurs. From updates on cannabis legalization to entrepreneurship insights and success stories, each episode provides valuable information for anyone interested in the cannabis industry. No matter what your background is, or how much knowledge of cannabis you have, there is sure to be an episode for you!

Episode Highlights:

  1. "The New York Cannabis Clock is Ticking" Feat. Joe Schafer: Joe Schafer, New York Cannabis Attorney, joins Proud to Work in Cannabis to discuss the timeline of cannabis legalization in New York and the promising future of the state's cannabis market.
  2. "Legalization Is Not a Moment; It’s a Process" Feat. Saphira Galoob: Saphira Galoob, Executive Director of the National Cannabis Roundtable, provides an in-depth look at the implications of the SAFE Banking Act for the cannabis industry.
  3. "We’re Not Disrupting; We’re Defining" Feat. Cy Scott: Gain insights from Cy Scott, Founder & CEO of Headset, as he shares his experiences and advice on growing a profitable company in the cannabis industry.
  4. "From Neuroscientist to Policy Maker: A Full Circle Story" Feat. Tristan Watkins: Discover Tristan Watkins' unique journey from being a neuroscientist turned Employee #1 at one of the country’s first cannabis brands, to taking on a government role as Program Manager at the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade.
  5. "Vangst’s Favorite Success Story" Feat. Taylor Jones: Taylor Jones, Co-Founder & VP of Revenue at Pistil Data, discusses the challenges and strategies behind running a successful sales team in the cannabis industry.
  6. "Emily, Rosie & Karson’s Cannabis Survival Guide" Feat. Emily Paxhia & Rosie Mattio: Join Karson, Emily Paxhia, and Rosie Mattio as they share their experiences and insider tips on navigating the cannabis industry as women.
  7. "The Wild Wild East" Feat. Solonje Burnett: Solonje Burnett, Co-Founder & CEO of Humble Bloom and HoneyPottt, discusses her efforts to create an equitable and approachable cannabis industry, both in New York and beyond.
  8. "SVB could take a lesson from the cannabis industry" Feat. Emily and Morgan Paxhia: Gain insights into the impacts of SVB Bank's fall on the cannabis industry as Emily and Morgan Paxhia of Poseidon Investments shed light on the current venture capital landscape.
  9. "Marrying Cannabis and Technology: Trym’s Success Story" Feat. Karen and Matt Mayberry: Karen and Matt Mayberry, CMO & CEO of Trym, share their experiences in building a cannabis technology platform that has revolutionized the industry, offering valuable entrepreneurial advice.
  10. Beyond the Headlines: Advice for Cannabis Companies on Getting Media Coverage Feat. Jeremy Berke: Jeremy Berke, Founder & Leader Write at Cultivated, shares practical strategies for cannabis companies on how to maximize media coverage and boost brand visibility.
  11. "LeafLink’s Journey from Startup to ScaleUp": Learn from Ryan G. Smith, LeafLink’s Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, and Artie Minson, LeafLink’s President & CEO, as they discuss their journey and the challenges of raising venture capital in the cannabis industry.
  12. "Behind the Scenes of the Cannabis Jobs Report" Feat. Bruce Barcott: Bruce Barcott, creator of the Jobs Report, provides exclusive data and insights into the current employment trends in the regulated and unregulated cannabis industry in a behind-the-scenes discussion.
  13. "From High Stakes to High Investments: Navigating Cannabis Law" Feat. Jennifer Fisher: Gain expert insights and insider tips from Jennifer Fisher, co-chair of the cannabis practice at Goodwin Law, as she shares her expertise on working with top cannabis businesses and navigating the complexities of cannabis law, including raising capital.
  14. "Snoop’s Fund – Casa Verde: Navigating Success in Turbulent Times" Feat. Karan Wadhera: Get an inside look at the world of venture capital in the cannabis industry with Karan Wadhera, Managing Partner at Casa Verde, also known as "Snoop’s Fund." Discover what it's like to be an investor in top cannabis technology companies and gain valuable insights for cannabis leaders.

Proud to Work in Cannabis has served as a platform for industry experts and entrepreneurs to share their knowledge, experiences, and valuable insights. Season 2 has covered a wide range of topics, including cannabis law, entrepreneurship, and the financial and legal landscape of the industry. Each episode offers a wealth of information and a unique perspective on various aspects of the cannabis industry. Whether you're interested in cannabis legalization updates, entrepreneurship in the industry, or gaining a deeper understanding of the cannabis landscape, Season 2 has something for everyone.

Don't miss out on the opportunity to explore Season 2 of Proud to Work in Cannabis. Whether you're a cannabis enthusiast, an aspiring entrepreneur, or simply curious about the industry, tune in every Wednesday on Spotify, Apple Music, or your preferred podcast platform. Stay informed and gain valuable insights into the ever-evolving world of cannabis.

We are excited to continue providing new episodes of Proud to Work in Cannabis, so stay tuned for future episodes.

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